Welcome to Our New Hospice Volunteers!

by Nathan Hokama

St. Francis Healthcare System recently welcomed more volunteers to serve our hospice patients. They completed the mandatory 16 hours of training last month and are now ready to bring encouragement and cheer to others.

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In photo: Sallyanne Pekelo (Volunteer Programs Coordinator), Joanne Mahuka, Sunny Mah, Rory McCarthy, Clare Taira (daughter of Wesley Taira, Bereavement Social Worker) Patty Martin (Manager – Volunteer Programs), Caitlin McCarty, Rachel Domingo (daughter of Trish Walsh-Domingo, Clinical Services Director), Susan Lamb and Joyce LaPorte (Call Center employee). Missing: New volunteer Steven Peterson.

If you would like to be a hospice volunteer, the next volunteer training class will be held on four consecutive Saturday mornings, from April 27 to May 18. For more information, call Patty Martin at 547-8134 or pmartin@stfrancishawaii.org.